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Pope Benedict XVI, flanked by Cardinal Agostino Vallini, left, leaves after an audience with the Roman clergy in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican, Thursday Feb. 14, 2013. Pope Benedict XVI continued his farewell tour Thursday with an off-the-cuff meeting with Roman priests, an annual encounter that took on poignant new meaning with his impending resignation. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)